FMC Commissioner Khouri said the agency is making sure ocean carriers properly implement any surcharges for cargo at West Coast ports.
The GAO said the Defense Department remains hamstrung by container management inefficiencies, which result in exuberant detention fees.
In the document, the railroad said it has the most environmentally friendly and youngest array of locomotives in the United States.
Employers "hopeful that this will allow us to move toward conclusion of an agreement in the near term."
Ports, airports and railways ready to implement winter contingency plans.
BlueWater Reporting shows 15 of 25 services have some sort of schedule disruption to Oakland, reflecting how delays in Los Angeles and Long Beach have impacted carrier schedules.